Dr. Sharad K. Gupta

Contact Address

Guest Scientist

Department Monitoring and Exploration Technologies
Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstraße 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany



Dept. of Earth Systems Research
HZDR - Center for Advanced Systems Understanding (CASUS)
Untermarkt 20, 02826 Görlitz, Germany

sharad.gupta@hzdr.de, www.casus.science

Tel: +49 155 1030 9430

Sharad Kumar Gupta

Scientific Career

since 07/2023

Scientist at Dept. Monitoring- and Exploration Technologies
"Scaling of hyperspectral data for essential ecosystem variables" and "Drone4Tree: A cloud-based geospatial platform for large-scale UAV data processing and tree canopy detection"

05/2022 - 06/2023

Postdoctoral Researcher at the School of Plant Science & Food Security & School of Environmental & Earth Sciences

"Develop and improve remote sensing tools to estimate the expansion of key invasive plant species in coastal sand dune areas of Israel" - Funded by the Israel Ministry of Science and Technology in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

06/2020 - 04/2022

Scientist at Punjab Remote Sensing Centre (Government of Punjab), Ludhiana, Punjab, India

"Execution and management of research and operational projects on crop disease detection, crop yield estimation, biotic and abiotic stress in crops, monitoring of rice, wheat, cotton, and potato phenology, land use land cover mapping, use of multispectral, hyperspectral and SAR images for various applications in agriculture and soil"

07/2015 - 10/2020

Ph.D. in Remote Sensing from Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India

Thesis: "Computational mapping of landslide susceptibility zones using satellite and field data"

07/2012 - 08/2014

Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Geoinformatics from National Institute of Technology Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Dissertation: "Vegetation mapping using topographically corrected vegetation indices"

07/2007 - 06/2011

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Computer Science & Engineering from Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, India

Final Project: "Content-based image retrieval"